Welcome to the Swindon College Parent and Carer information section.
Coming to college offers many opportunities for the new student and it also marks the start of a more independent life in an adult environment.
We hope the information in this section gives you an idea of the many services we offer, key dates in the year and the support available for students.
If you ever have any concerns about your child, please contact our college Parent Line number: Parent Line – 01793 498941.
New Applicants' Presentation Evening 2013
This is very helpful for New Applicants and parents/carers, giving you a good idea of what you can expect as a Swindon College student.
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College-wide trips are organised each term for any student to enjoy. Regular booking sinclude Alton Towers, Thorpe Park, Paintballing, Go Karting, The Good Food Show, The Clothes Show and London Christmas Shopping. Each curriculum area will also organise it's own trips, relating directly to the area of study, so there are plenty of opportunities to experience great days out at low prices.
The college has approximately 6,500 further education students (including 500 apprentices) and 500 higher education (university-level) students.
The college’s success rates have risen over the last three years and it is now in the top five performing colleges in the south west for further education long and short courses, apprenticeships and advanced apprenticeships and Train to Gain. (*Framework for Excellence December 2011).
We want the transition from school to college to be as smooth and successful as possible and we welcome your participation in this. Please feel free to contact us at any time if you have any concerns or questions.
If you would like to visit us or need any more information concerning your son/daughter, please contact the Schools Liaison Team - Kim (01793) 498319, Sally (01793) 498312 or Amy (01793) 498642 or send us a message via our online contact form - who are here to help!
Andrew Miller, Principal